Texas Tech University Medical Research Tech III in Lubbock, Texas

Medical Research Tech III

Requisition ID 10796BR

Work Location Lubbock

Org Level 1 Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Campus HSC - Lubbock

Department Ob Gyn Pavilion Lbk

Position Description Employees in this classification provide support in an assigned research laboratory conducting specified phases of research projects. Performs work independently and is responsible for developing new procedures and techniques to be utilized in the laboratory and in experiments, and new applications for standard procedures and techniques. Work is performed under usual laboratory conditions. Some hazards may be present due to use of radioactive, carcinogenic or other potientially harmful substances. Responsibilities also include ensuring overall cleanliness of the laboratory and laboratory equipment, and ordering and maintaining an adequate stock of necessary supplies. May instruct or direct work of subordinate laboratory personnel.

Major/Essential Functions 1. Provide courier service for samples and other materials to and from local (campus) clinics - up to 1/4 mile round trip multiple times per day.

  1. Assist with clinical laboratory testing under direct supervision of certified lab testing personnel.

  2. Assist with monitoring lab and lab equipment temperatures and other values to meet federal requirements.

  3. Log in samples and data entry of patient results.

  4. Assist lab faculty and students with research projects.

  5. After appropriate training, work on -call weekends - approximately with available supervision.

  6. Assist with other record-keeping as directed by Lab Director.

  7. Contribute to KPIs

as appropriate for job functions (Patient Satisfaction, Clinical Transformation, Business Development, Financial Performance and Employee Satisfaction).

  1. PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Promote, Assess, and evaluate the educational needs and requirements specific to your job discipline.

Occasional Duties 10. Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications Bachelor's degree in one of the sciences, or equivalent combination (4 years) of job-related experience and college education. Experience may be substituted for college education on a year for year basis.

EEO Statement As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Does this position work in a research laboratory? Yes

Are select agents used in this laboratory? No

Required Attachments Cover Letter

Professional/Personal References

Resume / CV

Optional Attachments Other Documents Supporting Qualifications

Job Type Full Time

Pay Basis Hourly

Minimum Hire Rate 12.42

Pay Statement Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Travel Required None

Shift Day

Grant Funded? No

Job Group Technical/Paraprofessional

Removal Date 06/15/2018